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News & Events

News and Events at the UCL Philosophy Department

Upcoming Events:

The ICS London philosophy series continues this Monday, March 11, with a talk by Prof. Luca Castagnoli (Oxford) entitled “Does Socrates Cheat? Plato's Use of Fallacy”. In support of the IWGB boycott of senate house, we are relocating. The talk with take place from 4.30 pm to 6.30pm in Room T102 SOAS, first floor of  Russell Square 22, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG.

14th March 2019

The 2018/19 S.V. Keeling Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor M.M. McCabe (Emerita Professor of Ancient Philosophy, KCL) on the topic of: 'Taking time to talk: Plato's Euthydemus on the metaphysics of conversation'.

More information here.

21st March 2019

UCL Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) and UCL Philosophy Department present this year's Harriet and Helen Memorial Lecture. This year we are honoured to welcome Dr Nina Power, a senior lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University and the author of 'One-Dimensional Woman', as well as a translator of Badiou and contributor to The Guardian.

More information here.

25 April, 17 May and 6 June 2019:

Leverhulme Lectures 2019 - Professor Angelika Kratzer delivers three lectures on the theme of: Truthmakers for What We Say.

More information here.


We are excited to announce that Dr Nilanjan Das and Dr Lavinia Picollo will be joining the department this September. Nilanjan's  interests lie in epistemology, classical Indian philosophy in Sanskrit, and moral philosophy. Lavinia's research is in philosophical logic, formal metaphysics, and the philosophy of logic and mathematics.

Angelika Kratzer as Leverhulme Visiting Professor at UCL

Angelika Kratzer will be a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in the department for the whole of the 2018/19 Academic Year. The visiting professor position was awarded by the Leverhulme Trust after an application was made by Simona Aimar.


Summer departmental-symposium schedule announced. 

For past events 2017/18 click here

For past events 2016/17 click here.